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Satalo villagers try wild foods - Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:12

Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)

Satalo villagers try wild foods
Samoa Observer (press release) (blog)
This is especially true of non-communicable or lifestyle diseases such as diabetes (ma'i suka), hypertension (toto maualuga), heart disease (ma'i fatu), and some forms of cancer (kanesa). Dr. Bayly was in Samoa two years ago and when visiting the ...

Who is Shazia Mirza? Celebrity Island 2017 star, comedian, writer and TV panellist - The Sun

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 06:09

The Sun

Who is Shazia Mirza? Celebrity Island 2017 star, comedian, writer and TV panellist
The Sun
Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls follows the same format of the civilian show, dumping famous faces in a Lord of the Flies-esque fight for survival on a Pacific island. The second series of the gripping Channel 4 show is being broadcast in four parts ...

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Happening Today: Hurricane Harvey, Trump, North Korea, Kevin Hart, Kim Kardashian West - NBC New York

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 23:50

NBC New York

Happening Today: Hurricane Harvey, Trump, North Korea, Kevin Hart, Kim Kardashian West
NBC New York
North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said, an aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close U.S. ally that sends a clear message of ...

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9th Annual Paddle for Life Voyage to Lānaʻi - Maui Now

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 14:48

Maui Now

9th Annual Paddle for Life Voyage to Lānaʻi
Maui Now
It seems the whole island is offering their support,” said Nancy La Joy, Executive Director at the Pacific Cancer Foundation. “Our goal this year is to raise $150,000. Our paddlers are working overtime to reach their goal. The people of Maui and Lānaʻi ...

A Plea for Sense on International Day Against Nuclear Tests - The Diplomat

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 04:52

The Diplomat

A Plea for Sense on International Day Against Nuclear Tests
The Diplomat
Looking back, one of the key moments that was to define both my professional and personal path was the moment I stepped off a boat onto the main island at Rongelap, a small atoll in the Pacific Ocean. It was May 17, 1985 and I was 24 years old. On ...

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Seven healing foods - Fiji Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 11:44

Fiji Times

Seven healing foods
Fiji Times
Much of the disease and cancers they were treating could have been largely avoided if their patients had known of the beneficial consequences of a more balanced diet with exercise. The reason we don't automatically link our daily diet with disease is ...

Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls line up: The confirmed cast for 2017's series 2 - Telly Mix

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 04:49

Telly Mix

Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls line up: The confirmed cast for 2017's series 2
Telly Mix
... first series last year with the group made up of celebrities from the worlds of television, music, sport and comedy. Another batch of stars will be headed to The Island in 2017 for series two, once again all in the aid of charity for Channel 4's ...

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Region loses climate advocate - Fiji Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:43

Region loses climate advocate
Fiji Times
THE Pacific region has lost an environment advocate who fought for a fair and equitable response to the impact of climate change by industrial nations. Tony de Brum, a former government minister and climate ambassador of the Republic of the Marshall ...

200 Join in Fight Against Cancer at Relay For Life, West Maui - Maui Now

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 05:23

Maui Now

200 Join in Fight Against Cancer at Relay For Life, West Maui
Maui Now
Funds raised will help the organization provide free information and support for people facing the disease today, and fund cancer research to help protect future generations. ... Relay for Life of West Maui also recognized the following sponsors: The ...

200 Join in Fight Against Cancer at Relay For Life, West Maui - Maui Now

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 05:23

Maui Now

200 Join in Fight Against Cancer at Relay For Life, West Maui
Maui Now
Funds raised will help the organization provide free information and support for people facing the disease today, and fund cancer research to help protect future generations. ... Relay for Life of West Maui also recognized the following sponsors: The ...

Victoria team joins BC's Ride to Conquer Cancer - Victoria News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 03:00

Victoria team joins BC's Ride to Conquer Cancer
Victoria News
But the Victoria native had already signed on to cycle hundreds of kilometres in the annual Ride to Conquer Cancer, inspired by friends and family around him who had been affected by or treated for the devastating disease. Four years later, Hill and 30 ...

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Victoria team joins BC's Ride to Conquer Cancer - Victoria News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 03:00

Victoria News

Victoria team joins BC's Ride to Conquer Cancer
Victoria News
But the Victoria native had already signed on to cycle hundreds of kilometres in the annual Ride to Conquer Cancer, inspired by friends and family around him who had been affected by or treated for the devastating disease. Four years later, Hill and 30 ...

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AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDT - Kansas City Star

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:13

AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDT
Kansas City Star
Even after paying taxes on the winnings, Wanczyk is worth more than some small countries such as Micronesia, which has a gross domestic product of $322 million, or the Pacific islands of Palau, with a GDP of $293 million, according to 2016 figures from ...

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Pacific Edge investors have plenty of questions - Otago Daily Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 07:11

Otago Daily Times

Pacific Edge investors have plenty of questions
Otago Daily Times
Investors in Dunedin cancer diagnostic company Pacific Edge turned up the heat on management yesterday, during its usually conservative annual shareholders meeting. Whether it was the relative anonymity ... Pacific Edge now has its four Cx-bladder ...

Pacific loses dedicated climate warrior - Fiji Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:53

Rappler

Pacific loses dedicated climate warrior
Fiji Times
Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor has, on behalf of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat members, offered heartfelt condolences to the family of the late deBrum, who finally lost his battle to cancer. "I honour his legacy and ...
Pacific climate campaigner Tony de Brum dies at 72Rappler
Tributes paid to Marshall Islands' Tony de BrumRadio New Zealand

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Former beauty queen Sarah Filush Camacho makes a difference through filmmaking - Pacific Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:35

Pacific Daily News

Former beauty queen Sarah Filush Camacho makes a difference through filmmaking
Pacific Daily News
While Sarah Filush Camacho has spent many years in the spotlight as a model and a former beauty queen, she's found an even stronger pull to be behind the camera. "I've always had a passion for making a positive impact on my island, and I think that ...

Training to tackle NDC's in the Pacific - POST-COURIER

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 17:29

POST-COURIER

Training to tackle NDC's in the Pacific
POST-COURIER
A new World Bank report, Pacific Possible: Health and Non-Communicable Diseases, has put the spotlight on the economic threat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) pose to the Pacific Islands, with heart disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory ...

At Home and on Assignment in Guam - New York Times (blog)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:02

New York Times (blog)

At Home and on Assignment in Guam
New York Times (blog)
She had become a certified underwater scuba diver, picked up needlepoint as a hobby and had taken photos mainly to show her friends and family the unusual mixture of island life and military culture in United States territory. She had moved there from ...

Pacific climate campaigner Tony de Brum dies at 72 - Rappler

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:53

Rappler

Pacific climate campaigner Tony de Brum dies at 72
Rappler
MAJURO, Marshall IslandsPacific climate change campaigner Tony de Brum, who was instrumental in forging the 2015 Paris accord on global warming, has died aged 72, the Marshall Islands government said Wednesday, August 23. De Brum, whose ...
Pacific loses dedicated climate warriorFiji Times
Tributes paid to Marshall Islands' Tony de BrumRadio New Zealand

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Chargers For The Cure Added To Komen OC Race 2017 - Patch.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 08:08

Patch.com

Chargers For The Cure Added To Komen OC Race 2017
Patch.com
“On any given day in Orange County, at least five women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and one will die from the disease. For many of them, it does not have to be so. Early detections and treatments can save their lives,” says McKay. “It's one ...

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